Sew A Felt Flamingo Pin Cushion

Flamingo Pin Cushion Tutorial by Molly and Mama for &Stitches

I love it when you see a call out for a tutorial or blog post and it gets you really inspired to create something new! That’s what happened when I was introduced to the &Stitches blog. They host a Summer Bloggin’ Series each year to share summer themed and inspired sewing projects. Because it was winter […]

Who else has made the Coco Flower Crown?

Coco Flower Crown by Lisa Lisa Designs

I have to confess that the ‘Coco Flower Crown‘ is my favourite Molly and Mama pattern to date! And it has been such a thrill seeing all of the Coco Crowns popping up in the online world! I wanted to share a few of these gorgeous flower crowns with you. But just in case you […]

The ‘Coco Flower Crown’

The Coco Flower Crown by Molly and Mama

So by now you would have heard all about my new pattern, the ‘Coco Flower Crown’. This felt flower and succulent headband, wristlet and hair clip set was designed exclusively for One Thimble sewing magazine*. The magazine release is finally here and I’m thrilled to share this pattern with you. You can read more about […]

Make A Hair Clip Holder using an Art Canvas

Make a Hair Clip Holder - by Molly and Mama

Would you like to make a simple Hair Clip Holder? If you’re like me, there’s an over abundance of hair bows and clips in your house! I created this clip holder to organise and store my daughter’s hair accessories. This tutorial is a great beginners project that is quick, simple and requires no stitching or […]

The Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap

The Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap

  I can hardly believe it, Molly and Mama just turned four! Those four years have flown by. To celebrate this little anniversary, I wanted to do something to get the creative juices flowing. I decided to host the first ever Molly and Mama Pin Cushion Swap! I asked others to join me, and was […]

A Strawberry Inspired Pin Cushion Set

The Strawberry Pin Cushion Collection by Molly and Mama

I’m hosting a little pin cushion swap via the Molly and Mama Facebook Page. It’s to celebrate the fourth anniversary of my little biz (which is a pretty special time for me!). My lovely contributors have created a range of gorgeous pin cushions that are just amazing. But before I show you what they’ve been up to, I thought I’d […]



Notice anything different? This is my first post on the new Molly and Mama website and I am just so excited! Over the last week Dorothy has helped me make some much needed changes to the site. I just really wanted it to be more user friendly and easier for you to find exactly what […]

Create A Pretty Hoop Art Project

Molly and Mama hoop art tutorial for One Thimble

Jen from One Thimble Sewing E-Zine recently approached me to guest post on the One Thimble Blog. And because she’s such a lovely, kind-hearted gal who goes out of her way to help others, I was happy to help her out! We decided that I’d share a hoop art project, explaining how to create art […]

We’re all set for Easter!

Molly and Mama decorates for Easter 2015

Whilst I love to do a lot of sewing and craft for Easter, I also really enjoy decorating. Mostly because my kids LOVE it too! They get such a kick out of decorating for all the different holidays. And it’s so lovely seeing their enthusiasm. Here’s some photos of the decorating we’ve been doing at home. […]

Make an Appliqué Bunny for Easter

Appliqué a Bunny - a tutorial for beginners, brought to you by Molly and Mama

The Easter count down is on! What are you making, crafting or creating? It seems that my post on How To Appliqué is my most popular tutorial, so I thought you might like to see an Easter inspired project combining appliqué with fabric yo yo’s! Here’s my Appliqué Bunny. I love Liberty fabric. And these […]

Easter Sewing Ideas from Aussie Designers

Sweet Scallops by Melly & Me

It happens to me every year! Easter is upon us and I still haven’t decided what to sew the kids, let alone organise patterns, supplies and materials. So I thought I would put together a quick list of some of my favourite options for sewing this Easter. These Easter Sewing patterns are quick and easy, […]